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South Fork Arts Centers Face Down a New Reality

The summer arts scene will look very different this year, even if rules for gatherings are relaxed here. Expect to see outdoor play readings, limits or appointments required for access to gardens and art venues, and the return of the drive-in movie, with anticipated reopenings beginning in July.

Apr 30, 2020
Arts Notes 4.30.2020

Two at the Drawing Room, about Anne Porter at the Parrish, and virtual chamber performances from the Perlman program.

Apr 30, 2020
Arts Notes 04.23.20

New virtual offerings from Canio's Books in Sag Harbor, the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, the Neo-Political Cowgirls, and Our Fabulous Variety Show

Apr 23, 2020
Karen L. Kirshner Red Scene 3 Arts Notes 04.16.20: The Virtual and Real on the Cultural Scene

Members Exhibition Online

Guild Hall’s 82nd Artist Members Exhibition is available online in two formats. Each of the 435 artworks can be seen individually along with its specifications, sale price, and purchasing options. Moving a cursor over each image yields a close-up view. In addition, two tracking shots float through the galleries to afford a glimpse of each work and the overall installation.  

Bay Street's Virtual Programs

Apr 16, 2020
Arts Notes 04.09.20: Tracking the Virtual and Real on the Cultural Scene

Members Show goes online, Bay Street offers theater classes, Sag Cinema chooses some films to stream, and Halsey McKay in the flesh

Apr 10, 2020
Arts Activities for Kids Move Online

Arts organizations including the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, Bay Street Theater, and the Parrish Art Museum have modified their educational programs for families and children to offer them digitally and free of charge. 

Mar 26, 2020
Armchair Arts From Near and Far

Wole Soyinka, the Nigerian playwright and poet who won a Nobel Prize for literature in 1986, once said that “art is solace, art is vision,” and while the context of that sentiment isn’t readily available, one could imagine it being said during a time of strife.

Mar 19, 2020
Armchair Arts From Near and Far

Wole Soyinka, the Nigerian playwright and poet who won a Nobel Prize for literature in 1986, once said that “art is solace, art is vision,” and while the context of that sentiment isn’t readily available, one could imagine it being said during a time of strife.

Mar 19, 2020
Opinion: One Last Winter Show

Folioeast’s “Winter Salon” in East Hampton is a vast undertaking in a small space, a miracle of placement and size management with an eye for hanging artwork so that it melds into a cohesive whole. Although it is hard to measure an exhibition of so many artists and their unique contributions, it is worth examining the highlights and the ensemble.

Mar 19, 2020
The Art Scene 03.19.20

A weekend pop up/walk by show in Southampton and Pollock-Krasner Foundation grants go to local organizations

Mar 19, 2020
When Judging Can't Be Blind

For the past two years, the Guild Hall Members Exhibition has allowed a peek behind the curtain just after the appraisal of the winners has finished. On Friday, this year’s jurist, Susan Thompson, an associate curator at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, offered insights into her methodology in a forthright and thoughtful way.

Mar 12, 2020
Conga Cartel's Latin Mind Meld

Xenophobia, at its rotten core, is ignorance. And ignorance, as Anna Sewell’s “Black Beauty” has taught children since its 1877 publication, is the worst thing in the world, next to wickedness.

Mar 12, 2020